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The facts, not the fluff

Founded: 1874 as Rose Polytechnic Institute
Renamed: 1971 as Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Location: 200-acre campus east of Terre Haute, Indiana
Enrollment: Around 2100 undergraduate students and just over 70 graduate students
Competition for Admissions: Last year 5,046 people applied and there are 561 in the freshman class
Faculty-Student Ratio: 1:13
Average Class Size: 20

Jobs After Graduation: Nearly 100% of Rose-Hulman students have a job lined up at graduation with average starting salary around $65,000

Undergraduate Degree Programs:

  • Applied Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Economics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Software Engineering

Graduate Degree Programs:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Optical Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Athletics: NCAA Division III; in the Heartland Athletic Conference

Stuff Outside of Class:

  • 90+ clubs
  • Intramural sports
  • Greek social fraternities

Estimated Costs:

  • Tuition and fees $40,254
  • Room and board $11,484
  • Books $1,500
  • Miscellaneous $1,500
  • Laptop and software $2,400

Financial Aid: Scholarships, grants, work study and loans